App: Primary Health Care Clinical Guide
Produced by South Africa’s The Open Medicine Project, the Department of Health app gives health care workers’ easy access to the country’s Primary Health Care Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List.
- A cardiovascular risk assessment tool, which efficiently calculates a patient’s percentage risk of having a cardiovascular event such as a stroke or a heart attack in the next 10 years;
- A paediatric drug dosage calculator, which accurately calculates weight or age-based dosage for children; and
- A medicine stock out tool, which allows healthcare professionals to report medication shortage and stock-outs directly to the Department of Health.
To download the app, search “PHC Clinical Guide”in the App Store or on Google Play